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^ On Poker, Fn + space bar gives you dedicated arrow keys (LED lights up as indicator).

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@reaper~ yea but is each key an LED screen that can actually turn into arrow keys?
http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/keyboards-mice/9836/
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Poker reds is one of my all time favorites right now. It's really small, lightweight and easy to get used to the layout. If you don't mind the price then go for it. I'm getting another one as a matter of fact. lol

Next to HHKB:

[IMG]http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/eddie84/OCN/Mech%20keyboard%20club/KBC%20Poker/th_DSC05386.jpg[IMG]

how would you rate the KBC Poker in terms of build quality? Kinda effy about making such a large puchase off ebay(first time too).
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^ On Poker, Fn + space bar gives you dedicated arrow keys (LED lights up as indicator).

I heard they didn't fix the tilde and Esc problem yet.
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@reaper~ yea but is each key an LED screen that can actually turn into arrow keys?
http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/keyboards-mice/9836/
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how would you rate the KBC Poker in terms of build quality? Kinda effy about making such a large puchase off ebay(first time too).
As far as my experience goes (I only got a loner though, so about a months worth of use) it's a solid build keyboard. It feels puney next to my Deck and IBM's (which are always at my desk)

But those keyboards really are 2 ton bricks. So it's hard to compare them.

I'd say overall it's a sturdy build, soldering is good, and I don't have any complaints really.
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You can see some shots of it without the keys in and get a good look at the board and everything looks very solid, it is light so that will always to a degree make it feel a little flimsy
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Uh, no comments on that thing. lol

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how would you rate the KBC Poker in terms of build quality? Kinda effy about making such a large puchase off ebay(first time too).
The only thing is that if you pound at your keyboard then it might wobble a bit since the rubber pad on the bottom is either not even or one is thinner than the other. I've heard this from a few Poker owners.

As for eBay purchase, if you're talking about that aminglau guy, a lot of folks have bought from him without any issue. Don't take my words for it though. lol His feedbacks seem pretty good.

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I heard they didn't fix the tilde and Esc problem yet.
The Esc works fine for me (Fn + Q) and I have no use for the tilde sign... well, except on my handle.
Edited by reaper~ - 5/13/11 at 10:37pm
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Yea, but I don't like the fact that it sacrifices access to other keys. Sure, they might not be the most used keys, but such a large up key doesn't really seem like a good idea.
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The KBC has decent build quality. That said, it's really only a PCB with switches on it mounted in a plastic shell with three screws - it's hard to get such a design wrong. The HHKB feels much more solid, and has a much better layout, although I guess the latter statement might constitute a subjective assertion
Edited by ch_123 - 5/14/11 at 3:25am
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